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Flinders Quartet "The Lonely Planet"


Flinders Quartet "The Lonely Planet"

  • Date: Thursday, 26 May 2016, 7.00pm
  • Venue: Melbourne Recital Centre, Primrose Potter Salon — Cnr Southbank Blvd & Sturt St, Southbank, VIC
  • Series: This event is part of the Flinders Quartet 2016 series
  • Tickets: Adults: $50 | Children: $40 | Concession: $40 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (03) 9699 3333

Event Details

Mozart, Haydn and Beethoven: together, their string quartets have inspired and intimidated composers for centuries. This program sees Melbourne’s Flinders Quartet pairing Stuart Greenbaum’s sixth quartet (commissioned by Julian Burnside AO QC) with these three essential giants of the genre. Greenbaum cites Mozart in particular as having been a guiding force in his string quartet writing: ”...in the best works of Mozart, the elegance is genuine from the smallest harmonic sequence through to the larger architectural design. I’m also intrigued by Mozart’s melodic contours, whose notes loop back inside others like an interlocking pattern you might see in Escher.”

STUART GREENBAUM String Quartet No. 6 The Lonely Planet
MOZART String Quartet No. 14 in G major, K.387
HAYDN String Quartet Op. 33 No. 2 in E flat major (The Joke)
BEETHOVEN String Quartet No. 4, Op. 18, No. 4 in C minor

Featured non-Australian music: Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on 0417 798 523 or by email to admin@flindersquartet.com

Featured Australian Works

Digital sheet music sample String quartet no.6 : The lonely planet (2015) by Stuart Greenbaum
— performed by Flinders Quartet

Featured artists

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